PE anti-human CD255 (TWEAK) Antibody

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CARL-1 (See other available formats)
Other Names
TNF-like weak inducer of apoptosis, Apo-3 ligand (Apo3L), Death receptor 3-L (DR3-L), TNFSF 12, CD255
Mouse IgG3, κ
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Human TWEAK transfected cells stained with Carl-1 PE
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    Human TWEAK transfected cells stained with Carl-1 PE
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TNF-like weak inducer of apoptosis (TWEAK) is a type II transmembrane TNF superfamily member with strong homology to TNF in its extracellular portion, though less potent in inducing apoptosis. It has been clustered as CD255. TWEAK transcript is expressed broadly in many adult and fetal tissues; however, the staining of human peripheral blood mononuclear cells with TWEAK-specific antibodies shows a more restricted pattern. TWEAK is expressed as membrane-bound and secreted forms. Interaction of TWEAK with its receptors (DR3, Fn14) promotes secretion of IL-8, activation of NF-κB, proliferation of endothelial cells, and apoptosis in a number of human cell lines.

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Technical Data Sheet (pdf)

Product Details

Human, African Green, Baboon
Antibody Type
Host Species
hTWEAK/2PK-3 transfectant cells
Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide and 0.2% (w/v) BSA (origin USA).
The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography, and conjugated with PE under optimal conditions.
Lot-specific (please contact technical support for concentration and total µg amount, or use our Lookup tool if you have a lot number.)
Storage & Handling
The antibody solution should be stored undiluted between 2°C and 8°C, and protected from prolonged exposure to light. Do not freeze.

FC - Quality tested

Recommended Usage

Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by immunofluorescent staining with flow cytometric analysis. For flow cytometric staining, the suggested use of this reagent is 5 µl per million cells in 100 µl staining volume or 5 µl per 100 µl of whole blood.

Excitation Laser
Blue Laser (488 nm)
Green Laser (532 nm)/Yellow-Green Laser (561 nm)
Application Notes

Flow Cytometry: For most successful immunofluorescent staining results, it may be important to maximize signal over background by using a relatively bright fluorochrome-antibody conjugate (Cat. No. 308306) or by using a high sensitivity, three-layer staining technique (e.g., including a biotinylated antibody (Cat. No. 308304) or biotinylated anti-mouse IgG second step (Cat. No. 405303), followed by SAv-PE (Cat. No. 405204)).
ELISA Detection: The biotinylated CARL-1 antibody is useful as the detection antibody in sandwich ELISA for measuring human TWEAK protein, in combination with CARL-2 antibody (Cat. No. 308402) used as ELISA capture.
Neutralization1,2: In a dose-dependent manner, CARL-1 is more effective than CARL-21. The LEAF™ purified antibody (Endotoxin <0.1 EU/µg, Azide-Free, 0.2 µm filtered) is recommended for functional assays (Cat. No. 308307).

Application References
  1. Nakayama, M., et al. 2000. J. Exp. Med. 192:1373. (Neut)
  2. Nakayama, M., et al. 2003. J. Immunol. 170:341. (Neut)
AB_314709 (BioLegend Cat. No. 308305)

Antigen Details

TNF superfamily; 17 kD (Mammalian)

Normal tissue and tumor cells at low levels

Promotes secretion of IL-8, activation of NF-κB, proliferation of endothelial cells, apoptosis
Weak apoptotic induction; mediate CD4+ T-cell killing of macrophages; induces IL-6, IL-8, ICAM-1 in astrocytes; HUVEC proliferation
Cell Sources
Transcripts widely expressed and abundant in most tissues; protein efficiently secreted
Cell Targets
Macrophages, astrocytes, endothelial cells
Biology Area
Angiogenesis, Apoptosis/Tumor Suppressors/Cell Death, Cell Biology, Immunology
Molecular Family
CD Molecules, Cytokines/Chemokines
Antigen References

1. Fitzgerald, K., et al. Eds. 2001. The Cytokine FactsBook. Academic Press, San Diego.
2. Chicheportiche, Y., et al. 1997. J. Biol. Chem. 272:32401.
3. Kaplan, M., et al. 2000. J. Immunol. 164:2897.
4. Saas, P., et al. 2000. Glia 32:102.
5. Wiley, S., et al. 2001. Immunity 15:837.

Type II integral membrane protein readily cleaved from cell surface
Gene ID
8742 View all products for this Gene ID
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We use R-PE in our conjugates.
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